Contact Lenses Steubenville OH

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Milorad Miladina Milic
(740) 264-7744
2230 Sunset Blvd
Steubenville, OH
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Vincent Mark Gioia
(740) 264-7744
2230 Sunset Blvd
Steubenville, OH
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Juginder K Luthra
(304) 723-5200
314 Penco Rd
Weirton, WV
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Ace Optical Company
(740) 283-2461
153 N 4th St
Steubenville, OH
Services
Optometrist

LeoJ. Colarossi,O.D.
(740) 266-7231
Walmart Vision Center,100 Mall Drive
Steubenville, OH
 
Ronald C Agresta
(740) 264-7148
2315 Sunset Blvd
Steubenville, OH
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Tony P Sellitti
(740) 264-7148
2315 Sunset Blvd
Steubenville, OH
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Kenneth M Gainer
(740) 633-6671
222 N 5th St
Martins Ferry, OH
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Eye Clinic
(740) 282-3461
510 N 4th St
Steubenville, OH
 
James E Volk Inc
(740) 264-2223
734 Main St
Wintersville, OH
Services
Optometrist

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Contact Lense Materials, Types, History, Care and Wearing Tips

Many are surprised to learn that contact lenses have been around since the late 1920's. However they were made entirely of glass, and covered the entire eye, not just the cornea as they do today. This was uncomfortable to say the least! Even by the 1970's, contact lenses were made of a hard plastic that made it impossible for a patient's eye to receive oxygen to "breathe". The cornea needs to take in oxygen, expel carbon dioxide, and remain wet to function comfortably and properly.

During the 1970's though, new materials were developed for contacts that allowed them to breathe (gas permeable), and function well in a wet environment (hydrophilic). Contact lenses are now quite popular, worn by approximately 30 million people in the USA alone ...

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